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Fact or Fiction: Fitness Myths

There are many myths floating around out there about fitness and weight loss. With many of you making New Year's resolutions to get in shape, take this little quiz to get the facts straight.

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Fact or Fiction: Fitness Myths

Walking for an hour (20 minutes per mile) burns more calories than jogging 30 minutes (12 minutes per mile).

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stephyr4 stephyr4 8 years
2/5 that sucked
red4bonez red4bonez 8 years
3/5 not that bad =)
tatsauce tatsauce 8 years
yes the stretching question is arguable because i've heard different opinions, i personally can't hold a stretch for more than a minute! i'm working on it though...
socktree socktree 8 years
Unfortunately for folks like me who can only do low to medium impact, jogging is not an option. =(
misskacie misskacie 8 years
Woohoo! I love that occasional quiz that I can ace!
bethinabox bethinabox 8 years
5/5 :) But I guess that's to be expected when I read this blog all the time and am studying kinesiology in school! lol.
bananapancake84 bananapancake84 8 years
I'm surprised jogging burns more calories than swimming. Good to know!
TADOW TADOW 8 years
4/5
queenegg queenegg 8 years
I really expected a 0/5, but instead I got a 3/5. I'm happy and now, I'm informed.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
4/5
kittyink kittyink 8 years
Great quiz - and I got 4 out of 5!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
4/5 :) I have started jogging 10 minutes striaght!!! Yay! I knwo it doesn't sound that good, but with my case of asthma it's been tough to do!
almostloli almostloli 8 years
very useful information :D 3 out of 5 .. not bad
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
well i knew that i wasn't going to get 100% but at least i got more than half of them right :)
sparklestar sparklestar 8 years
My physio would disagree on the 30 seconds. He said that you have to hold a stretch for a minimum of 70 seconds for it to be even worth you bothering and ONLY when the muscles are warm. Stretching with cold muscles is like stretching a cold elastic band...
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